Tue, 16 June 2015
This episode we review Star Wars: Imperial Assault, a game based on Fantasy Flight's Descent series of games.
Released in 2014
Time: 60-150 minutes
Ages: 14 and up
This game can be played as a two player head to head skirmish or with one player controlling the imperial side while 1-4 players control 2-4 heroes as they try to complete objectives and level up their characters.
Tue, 9 June 2015
What is theme? What is narration? Do they compete with each other? We discuss Theme and Narration and a few games as we explore this topic.
Duel of Ages
Tue, 2 June 2015
Ages 17 and up
Around 60 minutes
Direct download: MN_0059_Legendary_Encounters_An_Alien_Deck_Building_Game.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT
Thu, 28 May 2015
Ben Hillyard of Daedalus speaks with us at SaltCON 2015
Daedalus makes inserts designed to quickly start games. These inserts store the game in the original box but can be pulled out and opened to set up the game. http://daedalusproductionsinc.com
Some of the games they have built these inserts for are
You can use their Design It tab to request inserts for your favorite games.
Tue, 26 May 2015
Thu, 21 May 2015
In this episode we speak with new designer and game company owner, John Ogilvie, about his games Bejinx and Skwozen. Bejinx is a game add-on that enhances most any game, adding a little bit more chaos and another level of game.
Skwozen is a card set which takes a traditional set of playing cards and adds eight symbols to each of the square cards. Rules exist for many popular public domain games.
Tue, 19 May 2015
On May the 4th we sat down and recorded this Star Wars specific podcast, reminisced about the movies, the good the bad, the Gungans, and then talked about Gaming in the Star Wars Universe. We talk about the following games:
Tue, 12 May 2015
This episode we speak with Blake and Curtis, designers of the block stacking game, Kubeni.
This game can be played with 2-8 players. Each set contains 20 blocks a custom die, a timer, and a set of cards. Playtime is 10 minutes or less per player.
Tue, 5 May 2015
Deus was designed by Sébastien Dujardin. It looks like it scales well from 2-4 players in 45-60 minutes. Ages 14 and up. Some direct interaction as players compete to expand across a hex based map.
Tue, 28 April 2015
Seth Jaffee is a game designer and developer best known for the game Eminent Domain. In this episode he discusses the game and the upcoming Exotica expansion. Eminent Domain is for 2-4 players (up to five with the Escalation expansion) in 45-60 minutes.
You can find Seth at http://sedjtroll.blogspot.com